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VITAMIN B12 AND ALZHEIMER’S

Worms don’t wiggle when they have Alzheimer’s disease. Yet something helped worms with the disease hold onto their wiggle in Professor Jessica...

The Medical Minute: Making healthy choices may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

No effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease exists, even though more than 5 million Americans have it. But what if...

ALZHEIMER’S STUDY FINDS LINK BETWEEN LIVING IN DISADVANTAGED NEIGHBORHOODS AND BRAIN SHRINKAGE, DECLINING BRAIN FUNCTION

“Worldwide, dementia is a major cause of illness and a devastating diagnosis,” said study author Amy Kind, MD, PhD, professor of medicine in the...

Team uses copper to image Alzheimer’s aggregates in the brain

A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect...

Penn researchers uncover epigenetic drivers for Alzheimer’s disease

New findings suggest that late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease is driven by epigenetic changes—how and when certain genes are turned on and off—in the...

CNN: Lewy body dementia: The life-changing disease that devastated Robin Williams

Alzheimer's disease and dementia are two diseases that many Americans are all too familiar with, but there is another dementia that plagued the...

CNN: Flu and pneumonia shots may lower risk for Alzheimer’s, studies find

It turns out that flu and pneumonia shots may be good for more than what their names suggest.Not only does getting a...

New database aims to make Alzheimer’s diagnosis easier and earlier

Do you get nervous when you can’t think of a word? Chances are it’s a momentary lapse, but problems with language are...
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